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Tories pledge to replace Little Stoke Sort It centre

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ith local elections just months away, Conservative campaigners are promising to find a site for a brand new recycling centre that would be able to provide a better service to a larger number of residents and deal with an expanded range of materials. The proposal to find an alternative, within the Bristol North Fringe, to the existing site in Little Stoke is set to be a “key pledge” for the Conservative Group’s campaign ahead of the elections on 2nd May, along with a promise to further improve Conservative campaigners outside Little Stoke Sort It centre recycling standards. South Gloucestershire Council is currently searching Yate and Mangotsfield. so it can handle more people and for potential alternative sites Cllr Sarah Pomfret who more types of waste.” within easy reach of residents represents Bradley Stoke Central “Conservatives in South living in communities such as and Stoke Lodge, said: “We are Gloucestershire understand Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford keen to see a new Sort It centre the importance of encouraging and Patchway – a site which built in our area, one that is residents for being environmenwould complement the existing larger than the current site in tally sensitive and have worked Easter BSJ ad.qxp_Layout 1 19/02/2019 15:34that Page 1 restrictive recycling facilities in Thornbury, Little Stoke is less hard in recent years to provide

top quality value-for-money services that ensure it is as simple for them to do as possible. As a result, we are on track to be achieving a 60 percent recycling target by the end of this year and want to better this even further.” ● www.southglos.gov.uk/sortit

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